The War On Drugs.
And a good day to you my beloved Unf*ckers. We’re back with another blood-boiling, enraging episode of Unf*cking the Republic. Mass Incarceration: The War on Drugs. It’s a topic that has thankfully come further into the light thanks to the profound work of several organizations such as the Prison Policy Initiative, The Sentencing Project, Innocence Project and more. This episode features a special clip from another incredible pod, News Beat, which does a ton of work on the issue of mass incarceration.
Episode Timestamp + Link | Clip Link
- 00:03:15 | The Shawshank Redemption: Get Busy Living or Get Busy Dying
- 00:04:19 | DC Ervin: Prison
- 00:04:24 | Get Hard: I Need Your Help
- 00:04:33 | Norm Macdonald Obsession w/ Prison Rape
- 00:07:28 | The Shawshank Redemption: Escape
- 00:07:47 | Frankie Laine and Jimmy Boyd: Tell Me a Story
- 00:11:07 | Cheech & Chong: Up in Smoke
- 00:11:14 | News Beat: Racism, Weed & Jazz: True Origins of the War on Drugs
- 00:16:08 | Boyz n the Hood: Gentrification
- 00:17:25 | American Made: Expanding His Drug-Smuggling
- 00:18:45 | If Woody
- 00:21:01 | Clint Eastwood: Just Say No
- 00:21:48 | The Godfather: Racist "thugs"
- 00:26:47 | Wolf of Wall Street: I Always Wanted To Be Rich
- 00:024:12 + 00:33:29 | New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says "Love wins. Always. And it will again through this virus."
- News Beat Podcast: Mass Incarceration
- Prison Policy Initiative: Mass Incarceration: The Whole Pie 2020
- Prison Policy Initiative: Probation and parole
- The Sentencing Project: Criminal Justice Facts
- Brookings: 5 facts about prisoners and work, before and after incarceration
- The Intercept: How the CIA Watched Over the Destruction of Gary Webb
- The Atlantic: What Caused the Great Crime Decline in the U.S.?
- Johann Hari: Chasing the Scream: The Opposite of Addiction Is Connection:
- Michelle Alexander: The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness
- Bryan Stevenson: Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption